Adilabad: District Collector Sikta Patnaik said the model village Mukhra (K) brought recognition to the Adilabad district and was inspiring many other villages in the district.
She visited the village and took part in a slew of programmes as part of Swachata Hi Seva fortnight under Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav on Wednesday.
Sikta inspected Palle Prakriti Vanam, the office of village administration and inaugurated a complex of toilets. She then interacted with students of a primary school and an Anganwadi centre. She found out about the attendance percentage and whether the institutions had any problems. She visited a kitchen garden and compost-fertilizer manufacturing centre.
The IAS officer expressed happiness over the developmental activities and initiatives taken up by the village. She opined that it was proud for Adilabad to locate the village. She assured that district administration would extend all support to the village for the growth of the habitation which was shining in many aspects and grabbed the attention of the Union government.
The Collector instructed authorities concerned to conduct the cleanliness fortnight-long drive in all the villages from September 15 to October 2, by chalking out action plans. She took part in a cleanliness drive held in the village.
Additional collector Rizwan Basha Shaik, District Panchayat Officer Kishan, Echoda Mandal Parishad Officer Ramprasad, Tahsildar Ateequddin, Mandal Parishad President Preetham Reddy, MPTC member Gadge Subhas and Sarpanch Gadge Meenakshi were present.
Collector Sikta Patnaik visits Palle Prakriti Vanam at Mukhra (K) village in Echoda mandal on Wednesday.
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